Definition of Schism. Meaning of Schism. Synonyms of Schism

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Definition of Schism

Schism
Schism Schism, n. [OE. scisme, OF. cisme, scisme, F. schisme, L. schisma, Gr. schi`sma, fr. schi`zein to split; akin to L. scindere, Skr. chid, and prob. to E. shed, v.t. (which see); cf. Rescind, Schedule, Zest.] Division or separation; specifically (Eccl.), permanent division or separation in the Christian church; breach of unity among people of the same religious faith; the offense of seeking to produce division in a church without justifiable cause. Set bounds to our passions by reason, to our errors by truth, and to our schisms by charity. --Eikon Basilike.

Meaning of Schism from wikipedia

- A schism (pronounced /ˈsɪzəm/ SIZ-əm, /ˈskɪzəm/ SKIZ-əm or, less commonly, /ˈʃɪzəm/ ****-əm) is a division between people, usually belonging to an organization...
- The Western Schism, also called Papal Schism, Great Occidental Schism and Schism of 1378 (Latin: Magnum schisma occidentale, Ecclesiae occidentalis schisma)...
- The East–West Schism (also the Great Schism or Schism of 1054) is the break of communion since the 11th century between the Catholic Church and Eastern...
- "Schism" is a song by American rock band Tool. It was the first single and music video from their third full-length album, Lateralus. In 2002, Tool won...
- Great Schism may refer to: East–West Schism, between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church, beginning in 1054 Western Schism, a split within...
- The Acacian schism, between the Eastern and Western Christian Churches, lasted 35 years, from 484 to 519 AD. It resulted from a drift in the leaders of...
- The Nestorian Schism (431), in church history, involved a split between the Christian churches of S****anid Persia, which affiliated with Nestorius, and...
- Rome–Constantinople schism may refer to: Rome–Constantinople schism of 484, also known in Western sources as the Acacian Schism Rome–Constantinople schism of 863,...
- A schism is a division between people, usually belonging to an organization, movement, or religious denomination. Schism may also refer to: List of schisms...
- The Schism of 1552 was an important event in the history of the Church of the East. It divided the church into two factions, of which one entered into...
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